Physiology and Pharmacology at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview If you have an interest in the human body and want to learn more about how the body functions to maintain a stable environment then our Physiology and Pharmacology programme is the ideal course for you. Why study with us

  • Biosciences students study similar modules in Year 1, so you have the chance to switch to another specialist degree to pursue your interests and career goals.
  • You will be taught by GPhC registered working pharmacists, pharmacologists, medicinal chemists, biologists, biomedical scientists and pharmaceutics experts.
  • You can undertake opportunities to collaborate with academics through our Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme.
What you'll do
  • This is a lab-based programme taught in modern facilities similar to those used in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Taught by internationally-recognised research-active scientists investigating various neuronal and psychiatric disorders and brain cancers, you’ll be exposed to data from key fields of research relevant to many current major medical problems.
  • You’ll have the opportunity in your second year to study abroad and this includes European countries and the USA. You could also work as a paid summer intern in the labs.
Future Careers It is the perfect route if you want a career in the pharmaceutical industry – drug testing, drug research, drug design and development, lab work or other bioscience based careers.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Physiology and Pharmacology at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS